Second Season

Second Season

We had frost two nights ago.  Saturday is supposed to be 95 degrees. Too big for the net It’s about a week too early to write about the second season, but it’s coming. The first two weeks of it offer so much, a mix of the last of the big bugs...
Glurp in the Night

Glurp in the Night

Fish sounds.  Every night angler makes them: “I was casting in that backwater and blurp!…got ’em!”  Glurp, Pop, Boosh!  It’s like a little bit of beatbox has invaded our angling vernacular.  We’ve been hunting some fish sounds this...
Heat wave

Heat wave

  It has been…a pretty odd week. The big heat of late May started a ripple effect throughout the river system, pushing the brown drakes thru too quickly in many river stretches. The brown drakes remain in the Holy Water stretch. The “other” fishing – the Isonychia,...
Sweet Spot

Sweet Spot

It’s hard to gage time in June.  Last week’s report seems written a month ago.  I don’t know where to begin.  Maybe Saturday: the soft light of a setting sun over fresh growth bank grass and above the grass the rise and fall of thousands of brown...